Barista Training


Four cups of coffee in Starbucks-branded cups.The Youth Barista Program is a 10-week training program that provides hands-on work experience for youth. The training requires no prior experience and teaches skills in in a café environment from experienced baristas. Areas of training include: food safety and sanitation, brewing and understanding coffee, making specialized espresso drinks, barista terminology, customer service, leadership skills, and communication skills. Job seeking and employment support is available upon completion of the program.

We are a “We Proudly Serve” Starbucks vendor.

Learn the skills to become a barista in a real work environment.

  • No experience necessary
  • Learn from experienced baristas
  • 10 week training program that can also be broken down by skills according to goals of the student
  • Learn skills on customer service, safety and sanitation, how to operate a manual and automatic espresso machine, create specialty Starbucks drinks, and more!
  • Job seeking and employment support upon completion of the program
  • Ages 15 and up
To find out about upcoming classes please call our Contact Center at (719) 572-6100.